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jbasrateBasic pay hourly rate
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text JE34 : What is your hourly rate of pay for your basic hours of work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00314920.2100.0
Not applicable-8.001156574.1Missing
Proxy Respondent-7.005223.3Missing
No set amount-3.0050.3Missing
Refused-2.0080.5Missing
Don't know-1.002371.5Missing
Valid cases3149Missing cases12454
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1 AND JPAYTYP = 3) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is paid hourly
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jbasrestEstimated amount - hourly basic pay rate
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text JE34 : What is your hourly rate of pay for your basic hours of work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Exact amount given1241215.576.7
Estimated amount giv27314.723.3
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Inapplicable-81193276.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases3143Missing cases12460
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1 AND JPAYTYP = 3) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is paid hourly
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jovtrateOvertime pay: hourly rated
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text JE35 : What is your hourly rate of pay for overtime?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001.0.1
Amount stated1.00186211.999.9
Missing-9.001.0Missing
Not applicable-8.001164574.6Missing
Proxy Respondent-7.005223.3Missing
No set amount-4.0011127.1Missing
No paid overtime-3.001941.2Missing
Refused-2.001.0Missing
Don't know-1.002651.7Missing
Valid cases1863Missing cases13740
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1 AND JPAYTYP = 3 AND JBASRATE GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is paid hourly and did not refuse to give hourly rate of pay for basics hours of work
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jovtrestEstimated amount - hourly overtime rate
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text JE35 : What is your hourly rate of pay for overtime?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Exact amount given112157.865.3
Estimated amount giv26474.134.7
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81321784.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases1862Missing cases13741
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1 AND JPAYTYP = 3 AND JBASRATE GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is paid hourly and did not refuse to give hourly rate of pay for basics hours of work
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbperfpPay includes performance related pay
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text JE39 : Does your pay include performance related pay?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9220.14Missing
inapplicable-8715745.87Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Yes111117.1214.06
No2679143.5285.94
Total15603100.00
Valid cases7902Missing cases7701
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbonusPay includes bonuses or profit share
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text JE40 : In the last 12 months have you received any bonuses such as a Christmas or quarterly bonus, profit-related pay or profit sharing bonus, or an occasional commission?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9170.11Missing
inapplicable-8715745.87Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Yes1239015.3230.23
No2551735.3669.77
Total15603100.00
Valid cases7907Missing cases7696
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteIncludes any extra payments, incl. performance bonuses and sales commissions, but not overtime. From Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year. Excludes shares and payments in kind.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbonamAmount of bonus
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text JE41 : What was the total amount of bonus you received over the last twelve months?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1382.554058.43199999
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1215413.8100.0
Not applicable-81269181.3Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-283.5Missing
Don't know-11531.0Missing
Valid cases2154Missing cases13449
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1 AND JJBONUS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and has received a bonus in past twelve months.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for JJBONUS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbongBonus payment: Gross or Nett
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text JE42 : Was this/these amount(s) before tax or after tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before tax114759.570.0
After tax26324.130.0
Not applicable-81292782.8Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-147.3Missing
Valid cases2107Missing cases13496
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1 AND JJBONUS = 1 AND JJBONAM GT 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and has received a bonus in past twelve months and has Given total amount.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for JJBONUS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbrisePay includes annual increments
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text JE43 : Some people can normally expect their pay to rise every year by moving to the next point on the scale, as well as receiving negotiated pay rises. Are you paid on this type of incremental scale?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1333721.443.7
No2430727.656.3
Inapplicable-8715745.9Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-12801.8Missing
Valid cases7644Missing cases7959
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jtujbplUnion or staff association at workplace
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text JE44 : Is there a trade union, or a similar body such as a staff association, recognised by your management for negotiating pay or conditions for the people doing your sort of job in your workplace?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1367523.648.3
No2393325.251.7
Inapplicable-8715745.9Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-13162.0Missing
Valid cases7608Missing cases7995
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee.
Index TermsTrade Unions and Union Membership
NoteIncludes "in-house" staff associations, but excludes employers' organisations (e.g. National Farmers' Union). From Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jtuin1Member of workplace union
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text JE45 : Are you a member of this trade union/association?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-950.03Missing
inapplicable-81140673.10Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Yes1228814.6662.34
No213828.8637.66
Total15603100.00
Valid cases3670Missing cases11933
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1 AND JTUJBPL = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and there is a trade union or equivalent in workplace
Index TermsTrade Unions and Union Membership
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjboppsPromotion opportunities in current job
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text JE46 : In your current job do you have opportunities for promotion?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1390725.050.0
No2390225.050.0
Inapplicable-8715745.9Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-1115.7Missing
Valid cases7809Missing cases7794
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbtimeTimes of day usually work
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text JE47 : Which of the categories on this card (E4) best describes the times of day you usually work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mornings only13782.44.8
Afternoons only2108.71.4
During the day3509832.764.3
Evenings only42151.42.7
At night51671.12.1
Both lunch/eves661.4.8
Other times/day726.2.3
Rotating shifts87414.79.4
Varies/no pattern93632.34.6
Daytime and evenings106514.28.2
Other11116.71.5
Inapplicable-8715745.9Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases7924Missing cases7679
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year. New category (11) coded from 'other' responses at Wave 5 and formalised into the question from Wave 6.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbwkhraWork arrangement: flexitime
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text JE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). Flexitime (flexible working hours)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned010796.949.9
Yes110826.950.1
Missing-921.1Missing
Not applicable-81289982.7Missing
Proxy Respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases2161Missing cases13442
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbwkhrbWork arrangement: annualised hours
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text JE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). Annualised hours contract
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned015529.971.8
Yes26093.928.2
Missing-921.1Missing
Not applicable-81289982.7Missing
Proxy Respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases2161Missing cases13442
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbwkhrcWork arrangement: term time only
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text JE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). Term time working
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0184911.985.6
Yes33122.014.4
Missing-921.1Missing
Not applicable-81289982.7Missing
Proxy Respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases2161Missing cases13442
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbwkhrdWork arrangement: job share
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text JE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). Job sharing
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0209113.496.8
Yes470.43.2
Missing-921.1Missing
Not applicable-81289982.7Missing
Proxy Respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases2161Missing cases13442
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbwkhreWork arrangement: nine day fortnight
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text JE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). A nine-day fortnight
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0213613.798.8
Yes525.21.2
Missing-921.1Missing
Not applicable-81289982.7Missing
Proxy Respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases2161Missing cases13442
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbwkhrfWork arrangement: 4 1/2 day week
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text JE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). A four-and-a-half day week
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0205813.295.2
Yes6103.74.8
Missing-921.1Missing
Not applicable-81289982.7Missing
Proxy Respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases2161Missing cases13442
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbwkhrgWork arrangement: zero hours contract
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text JE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). Zero hours contract
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0213813.798.9
Yes723.11.1
Missing-921.1Missing
Not applicable-81289982.7Missing
Proxy Respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases2161Missing cases13442
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbwkhrhWork arrangement: none of these
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text JE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). None of these
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes8574236.8100.0
Missing-921.1Missing
Not applicable-8931859.7Missing
Proxy Respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases5742Missing cases9861
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbpenPension: employer runs a pension scheme
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text JE49 : Does your present employer run a pension scheme or superannuation scheme for which you are eligible?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1514733.066.4
No2260216.733.6
Inapplicable-8715745.9Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-11751.1Missing
Valid cases7749Missing cases7854
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Superannuation and Pension Schemes
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbpenmPension: member of employers scheme
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text JE50 : Do you belong to your employer's pension scheme?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1383524.674.7
No213018.325.3
Inapplicable-8993463.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-111.1Missing
Valid cases5136Missing cases10467
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1 AND JJBPEN = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and employer runs a pension or superannuation scheme for which R is eligible
Index TermsEmployment: Superannuation and Pension Schemes
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbbgdDay started current job
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text JE52D : What was the date you started working in your present position ? If you have been promoted or changed grades, please give me the date of that change. Otherwise please give me the date when you started doing the job you are doing now for your present employer. Day
Valid cases3840Missing cases11763
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteThis refers to job recorded in JJBSOC. Length of job spell is found in derived variables JCJSTEN and JCJSWK9.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbbgmMonth started current job
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text JE52M : What was the date you started working in your present position ? If you have been promoted or changed grades, please give me the date of that change. Otherwise please give me the date when you started doing the job you are doing now for your present employer. Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January16274.08.6
February25003.26.9
March35493.57.5
April46744.39.3
May55323.47.3
June66444.18.9
July75513.57.6
August87614.910.5
September910877.014.9
October106524.29.0
November114412.86.1
December122581.73.5
Inapplicable-8715745.9Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-16484.2Missing
Valid cases7276Missing cases8327
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1 ) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteSee note for JJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbbgy4Year started current job
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text JE52Y : What was the date you started working in your present position ? If you have been promoted or changed grades, please give me the date of that change. Otherwise please give me the date when you started doing the job you are doing now for your present employer. Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1995.815.8719572001
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1791750.7100.0
Inapplicable-8715745.9Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-17.0Missing
Valid cases7917Missing cases7686
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1 ) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteSee note for JJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjbbglyStarted job after 1.9.1999
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text JE53 : Interviewer check: Is date at E44 September 1st 1999 or before?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
01.09.1999 or before1509732.764.8
After 01.09.19992277117.835.2
Missing or wild-956.4Missing
Inapplicable-8715745.9Missing
Proxy-75223.3Missing
Valid cases7868Missing cases7735
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1 ) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteSee note for JJBBGD. This is a key routing variable which between Wave 2 and 4 filtered those whose job has not changed away from most of this section. Wave 5 and after used to determine who is asked starting pay in present job.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jpaysStarting pay: job start after 1.9.1999
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text JE54 : How much were you usually paid when you started working in your present position?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
4912.659602.99275000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated16994.5100.0
Missing or wild-973.5Missing
Inapplicable-81225478.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Same as now-3191412.3Missing
Refused-258.4Missing
Don't know-183.5Missing
Valid cases699Missing cases14904
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1 AND JJBBGLY = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and R started present position after 1.9.99
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for JPAYGW
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jpayswStarting pay period (weeks): current job
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (50)
Question Number and Text JE46OC : How long a period did that cover?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
15.7621.840.1052
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.006374.1100.0
Missing or wild-9.0074.5Missing
Inapplicable-8.001430991.7Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005223.3Missing
Per hour-4.0061.4Missing
Valid cases637Missing cases14966
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1 AND JJBBGLY = 2 AND JPAYS GT 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and R started present position after 1.9.99 and usual pay when R started present position is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for JPAYGW
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jpaysgStarting pay gross or net: current job
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (50)
Question Number and Text JE48 : And was that before or after any deductions for tax, national insurance, union dues and so on or were there usually no deductions made at all from your salary?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before deductions14202.760.3
After deductions22011.328.8
No deductions376.510.9
Missing or wild-974.5Missing
Inapplicable-81430991.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases697Missing cases14906
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1 AND JJBBGLY = 2 AND JPAYS GT 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and R started present position after 1.9.99 and usual pay when R started present position is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for JPAYGW
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jpaylyUsual pay at 1.9.1999
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (51)
Question Number and Text JE59 : Thinking back to September 1st 1999, at that time how much were you usually paid?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
4984.209398.46260000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated11871.2100.0
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-81468794.1Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Same as now-3126.8Missing
Refused-220.1Missing
Don't know-152.3Missing
Valid cases187Missing cases15416
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1 AND JIVLYR = 2 AND JJBBGLY = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.99
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for JPAYGW
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jpaylywUsual pay at 1.9.1999: pay period (weeks)
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (51)
Question Number and Text JE60OC : And what period did that cover?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.101.0.6
.201.0.6
1.0057.433.1
2.004.02.3
4.009.15.2
4.3355.432.0
52.0045.326.2
Missing or wild-9.009.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.001488595.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005223.3Missing
Per hour-4.0015.1Missing
Valid cases172Missing cases15431
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1 AND JIVLYR = 2 AND JJBBGLY = 1 AND JPAYLY GE 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.99 and usual pay at 1.9.99 is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jpaylygUsual pay at 1.9.1999: gross/net deduction
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (51)
Question Number and Text JE61 : And was that before or after any deductions for tax, national insurance, union dues and so on or were there usually no deductions at all made from your salary?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before deductions1102.754.5
After deductions277.541.2
No deductions38.14.3
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-81488595.4Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases187Missing cases15416
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 1 AND JIVLYR = 2 AND JJBBGLY = 1 AND JPAYLY GE 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.99 and usual pay at 1.9.99 is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjsbossS/emp: hires employees
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (53)
Question Number and Text JE73 : First of all, do you have any employees?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-950.03Missing
inapplicable-81451693.03Missing
Yes, has employees13232.0729.85
No, no employees27594.8670.15
Total15603100.00
Valid cases1082Missing cases14521
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSelf-employed covers people who do not receive wage or salary from employer.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjssizeS/emp: number of employees
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (53)
Question Number and Text JE74 : How many people do you employ?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1 - 21148.945.8
3 - 92102.731.6
10 - 24351.315.8
25 - 49410.13.1
100 - 19966.01.9
500 - 99981.0.3
DK/under 25104.01.2
DK but 25+111.0.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81527997.9Missing
Valid cases323Missing cases15280
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2 AND JJSBOSS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and has employees
Index TermsEmployment: Workplace and Size of Firm
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteCovers anyone directly employed by R, to whom R pays wages and is responsible for NI and tax. Excludes consultants, partners. Excludes R as employee.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjshrsS/emp: hours normally worked per week
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (53)
Question Number and Text JE75 : How many hours in total do you usually work a week in your job?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
43.7019.51199
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated19886.3100.0
Inapplicable-81406490.1Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-129.2Missing
Valid cases988Missing cases14615
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
NoteWhether job is full-time or part-time is given in derived variable JJBFT.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjshrlkS/emp: preference over hours worked
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (53)
Question Number and Text JE76 : Thinking about the hours you work, assuming that you would earn the same amount per hour as at present would you prefer to
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Work fewer hours14192.741.7
Work more hours278.57.8
Contin same hrs35073.250.5
Inapplicable-81406490.1Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-113.1Missing
Valid cases1004Missing cases14599
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjstimeS/emp: times of day usually work
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (54)
Question Number and Text JE77 : Which of the categories on this card (E6) best describes the times of day you usually work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mornings only126.22.6
Afternoons only27.0.7
During the day35363.452.7
Evenings only414.11.4
At night55.0.5
Both lunch/eves65.0.5
Other times day75.0.5
Rotating shifts88.1.8
Varies/no pattern9142.914.0
Daytime and evenings102491.624.5
Other1120.12.0
Inapplicable-81406490.1Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases1017Missing cases14586
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
NoteNew category (11) coded from 'other' responses at Wave 5 and formalised into the question from Wave 6.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjstypebS/emp: nature of employment
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (54)
Question Number and Text JE78 : Please look at this card (E7) and tell me which of these best describes your employment situation?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Own business/practis12071.320.4
Partner in business/21631.016.0
Working for self34422.843.5
Sub-contractor478.57.7
Freelance577.57.6
Other650.34.9
Not applicable-81406490.1Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases1017Missing cases14586
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteThis variable replaces wJSTYPE (W1-W6) and gives more detail.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjsaccsS/emp: draws up profit/loss accounts
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (54)
Question Number and Text JE79 : In this job/business are annual business accounts prepared for the Inland Revenue for tax purposes?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9100.06Missing
inapplicable-81406490.14Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Yes18395.3883.32
No21260.8112.51
Not yet but will be3420.274.17
Total15603100.00
Valid cases1007Missing cases14596
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteFrom Wave 7 the question wording has been refined and answer categories extended. Forms part of a revised block of questions to measure more accurately self-employed earnings.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjspartS/emp: Own account or partnership
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (54)
Question Number and Text JE80 : Are you working on your own account or are you in partnership with someone else?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Own account (sole ow16344.175.6
In partnership22051.324.4
Not applicable-81424291.3Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases839Missing cases14764
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2 AND JJSACCS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for JJSACCS. Important filter question to determine route through this section.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjsprbmS/emp: date accounts began: month
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (55)
Question Number and Text JE81BM,JE86BM : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Month began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January163.47.9
February228.23.5
March341.35.1
April43852.548.1
May555.46.9
June649.36.1
July732.24.0
August833.24.1
September938.24.7
October1032.24.0
November1129.23.6
December1216.12.0
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-81423291.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-138.2Missing
Valid cases801Missing cases14802
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2 AND JJSACCS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for JJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjsprby4S/emp: date accounts began: year
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (55)
Question Number and Text JE81BY,JE86BY : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Year began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19891.0.1
19901.0.1
19931.0.1
19962.0.2
19977.0.9
1998134.916.6
19995193.364.4
2000132.816.4
20019.11.1
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-81423291.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-133.2Missing
Valid cases806Missing cases14797
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2 AND JJSACCS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for JJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjspremS/emp: date accounts ended: month
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (55)
Question Number and Text JE81EM,JE86EM : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Month ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January137.24.6
February225.23.1
March31621.020.3
April42961.937.0
May541.35.1
June646.35.8
July725.23.1
August830.23.8
September944.35.5
October1028.23.5
November1121.12.6
December1244.35.5
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-81423291.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-140.3Missing
Valid cases799Missing cases14804
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2 AND JJSACCS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for JJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjsprey4S/emp: date accounts ended: year
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (55)
Question Number and Text JE81EY,JE86EY : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Year ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19971.0.1
199816.12.0
1999144.917.9
20005483.568.2
200195.611.8
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-81423291.2Missing
Proxy-75223.3Missing
Don't know-135.2Missing
Valid cases804Missing cases14799
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2 AND JJSACCS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for JJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjsprfS/emp: net profit in last yearly account
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (55)
Question Number and Text JE82,JE87 : What was the amount of your share of the profit or loss figure shown on these accounts for this period?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
17953.1232919.030444189
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Nothing or loss050.311.9
Amount stated13692.488.1
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-81423291.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-2142.9Missing
Don't know-12781.8Missing
Valid cases419Missing cases15184
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2 AND JJSACCS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteIncludes amounts put back into business.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjsprlsSole accounts: Whether profit/loss
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (55)
Question Number and Text JE83,JE88 : Does this figure refer to profit or loss?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Profit/earnings13532.395.7
Loss216.14.3
Missing-910.1Missing
Not applicable-81470294.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases369Missing cases15234
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2 AND JJSACCS = 1 AND JJSPRF GE 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes and has indicated a profit or loss
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for JJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjsprtxSole accounts: whether before tax
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (55)
Question Number and Text JE84,JE89 : Can I just check, is that (profit or loss) figure before deduction of income tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9120.08Missing
inapplicable-81471894.33Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Yes (before tax)12541.6372.36
No (after tax)2970.6227.64
Total15603100.00
Valid cases351Missing cases15252
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2 AND JJSACCS = 1 AND JJSPRF GE 0 AND JJSPRLS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes and has indicated a profit
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for JJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjsprniSole accounts: whether before NI
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (55)
Question Number and Text JE85,JE90 : And is that figure before deduction of National Insurance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9180.12Missing
inapplicable-81471894.33Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Yes (before NI)12241.4464.93
No (after NI)21210.7835.07
Total15603100.00
Valid cases345Missing cases15258
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2 AND JJSACCS = 1 AND JJSPRF GE 0 AND JJSPRLS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes and has indicated a profit
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for JJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjspayuAverage income from job/business
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (57)
Question Number and Text JE91 : On average, what was your WEEKLY or MONTHLY income from this job/business over the last 12 months?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
508.541437.50015000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9350.22Missing
inapplicable-81490395.51Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
refused-2160.10Missing
[Value >= 0]1270.81100.0
Total15603100.00
Valid cases127Missing cases15476
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2 AND JJSACCS GE 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are not prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for JJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjspaywJob/business income: pay period (weeks)
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (57)
Question Number and Text JE92 : Was that weekly or monthly income?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3.609.40175
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00120.8100.0
Missing or wild-9.0017.1Missing
Not applicable-8.001494495.8Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005223.3Missing
Valid cases120Missing cases15483
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2 AND JJSACCS GE 2 AND JJSPAYU GE 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are not prepared for tax purposes and has indicated average weekly or monthly income
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for JJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjspytxJob/business income: whether before tax
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (57)
Question Number and Text JE93 : Can I just check, is that figure before deduction of income tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9210.13Missing
inapplicable-81494495.78Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Yes (before tax)1870.5675.0
No (after tax)2290.1925.0
Total15603100.00
Valid cases116Missing cases15487
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2 AND JJSACCS GE 2 AND JJSPAYU GE 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are not prepared for tax purposes and has indicated average weekly or monthly income
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for JJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjspyniJob/business income: whether before NI
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (57)
Question Number and Text JE94 : And is that figure before deduction of National Insurance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9250.16Missing
inapplicable-81494495.78Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Yes (before NI)1840.5475.0
No (after NI)2280.1825.0
Total15603100.00
Valid cases112Missing cases15491
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2 AND JJSACCS GE 2 AND JJSPAYU GE 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are not prepared for tax purposes and has indicated average weekly or monthly income
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for JJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjsplS/emp: work location
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (58)
Question Number and Text JE95 : Where do you mainly work? Is it...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At home1141.913.9
From own home22481.624.4
Sep business prems33001.929.5
From van or stall423.12.3
Client/custmrs prems52331.522.9
Some other place672.57.1
Inapplicable-81406490.1Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases1017Missing cases14586
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Workplace and Size of Firm
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteWorking at home = does major part of work there. Working from home = uses home as base but travels out to do work.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjsttwtS/emp: Minutes spent travelling to work
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (58)
Question Number and Text JE96 : About how much time does it usually take for you to get to work each day, door to door?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
24.0423.901240
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated15043.2100.0
Inapplicable-81445392.6Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Period uncodeable-3118.8Missing
Don't know-16.0Missing
Valid cases504Missing cases15099
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2 AND JJSPL = 3-6) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed not working at or from home
Index TermsTransport
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjsttwmS/emp: Main means of travel to work
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (58)
Question Number and Text JE97 : And what usually is your main means of travel to work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-920.01Missing
inapplicable-81445392.63Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Brit Rail/train1110.071.76
Underground/tube280.051.28
Bus or coach390.061.44
Moto cycle/moped410.010.16
Car or van54873.1277.8
Car/van passenger6250.163.99
Pedal cycle790.061.44
Walks all way8630.4010.06
Other9130.082.08
Total15603100.00
Valid cases626Missing cases14977
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2 AND JJSPL = 3-6) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed not working at or from home
Index TermsTransport
Employment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjssat1S/emp: job satisfaction: total pay
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (59)
Question Number and Text JE98A : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (E8) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 1. The total pay, including any overtime or bonuses
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-960.04Missing
inapplicable-81406490.14Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Doesn't apply0380.243.76
Not satisf at all1450.294.45
2550.355.44
31140.7311.28
Not satis/dissatis4850.548.41
52211.4221.86
63462.2234.22
Completely satis71070.6910.58
Total15603100.00
Valid cases1011Missing cases14592
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjssat2S/emp: job satisfaction: job security
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (59)
Question Number and Text JE98B : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (E8) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 2. Your job security
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply060.45.9
Not satis at all147.34.6
247.34.6
376.57.5
Not satis/dissatis4110.710.9
51581.015.6
63142.031.0
Completely satis72001.319.8
Inapplicable-81406490.1Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-15.0Missing
Valid cases1012Missing cases14591
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjssat4S/emp: job satisfaction: work itself
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (59)
Question Number and Text JE98D : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (E8) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 3. The actual work itself
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply08.1.8
Not satis at all15.0.5
219.11.9
344.34.3
Not satis/dissatis439.23.8
51731.117.0
64923.248.5
Completely satis72351.523.2
Inapplicable-81406490.1Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1015Missing cases14588
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjssat5S/emp: job satisfaction: hours worked
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (59)
Question Number and Text JE98E : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (E8) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 4. The hours you work
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply010.11.0
Not satis at all124.22.4
242.34.1
3122.812.0
Not satis/dissatis4106.710.4
52251.422.1
63542.334.8
Completely satis7133.913.1
Inapplicable-81406490.1Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases1016Missing cases14587
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjssatS/emp: job satisfaction: overall
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (59)
Question Number and Text JE99 : All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your present job overall using the same 1 - 7 scale?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not satis at all112.11.2
231.23.1
357.45.6
Not satis/dissatis457.45.6
52201.421.7
64813.147.4
Completely satis71561.015.4
Inapplicable-81406490.1Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases1014Missing cases14589
Question RouteIF (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1) AND JJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jjsbgdS/emp: day started present job
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (59)
Question Number and Text JE100D : On what date did you start doing your present job, by that I mean the beginning of your current spell of doing the work you are doing now on a self-employed basis? Day
Valid cases331Missing cases15272
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteRefers to self-employment as sole or main job; excludes working self-employed on the side while in other main job. See note for JJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18